Archive - 2/2015



Thu, 26/02/2015 - 08:58

David Sanakoev: the border treaty should stop all the talks about annexation and occupation of South Ossetia

In the framework of the project "Open Government" the press center of the State Committee of Information and Press hosted the press conference.
The journalists' questions were answered by Foreign Minister of South Ossetia David Sanakoev. He told about the results of his visit to Moscow, where he had met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. In addition, during his visit to the Russian capital Sanakoev signed an agreement "On the state border between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation."
"There are friendly relations between Russia and South Ossetia; more than 80 agreements and other documents are signed since 2008. The current treaty legally confirms the status of the state border between Russia and South Ossetia. According to the document, the state border between the two countries passes through the delimitation and demarcation points outlined in the result of a joint South Ossetian-Russian commission,"- he said.
According to Sanakoev, the treaty should stop all the talks about annexation, occupation, accession of South Ossetia to Russia.
The Minister has added that during the meeting with his Russian counterpart were discussed a wide range of bilateral issues, including the Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia, where are considered two issues - security, in particular, preparation of a document on the non-use of force by Georgia, and the humanitarian part of the agenda. People of South Ossetia clearly defined the status of the state; it is recognized by Russia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Nauru and Tuvalu. It is important to discuss at the Geneva talks those pressing issue identified by the Medvedev-Sarkozy agreement. Georgia often shows itself as incapable of reaching agreement; this fact is also witnessed by international experts.
South Ossetia will continue to insist on signing a document on the non-use of force.
During the press conference Sanakoev has also expressed concern about the intention of creating the NATO training centers in Georgia. Commenting on the statements of Georgian politicians on "new forms and possibilities of dialogue with South Ossetia and Abkhazia", the Minister has noted that Georgia, first of all, must give a political assessment of the armed aggression against South Ossetia in 1989-2008.
"Today, as you can see, the US and NATO provide military support to Georgia, along with other countries. We would not want this military force to be applied against us again, "- said Sanakoev.
The Minister has also said that the Treaty of alliance and integration between South Ossetia and the Russian Federation has already been considered and adopted by the Government of the Russian Federation.
The Foreign Minister has announced his intention to begin the process of unification of legislation of South Ossetia in the field of customs legislation of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Russian Federation.

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 08:57

The Russian government has submitted the Treaty of alliance and integration with South Ossetia to be signed by Vladimir Putin

The resolution has been published today on the website of the government of the Russian Federation.
"The Treaty is a basic document for the phased establishment of closer cooperation in socio- economic and humanitarian spheres between Russia and South Ossetia, as well as in matters of foreign policy, defense and security while preserving the state sovereignty of South Ossetia", - is stated in the resolution.
The document says, that in furtherance of the treaty will be concluded separate agreements in the listed areas of cooperation, including on the formation of a common space of defense and security, combating organized crime.
The Treaty will be concluded for 25 years and may be extended for successive ten-year periods. The Treaty is subject to ratification as establishes rules different from those provided for by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
The resolution emphasizes that the signing of the Treaty will contribute to strengthening the legal framework of the Russian-Ossetian cooperation.


Tue, 24/02/2015 - 12:16

Professional boxer Soslan Tedeev became the IBF youth world champion

South Ossetian professional boxer Soslan Tedeev won the title of the IBF youth world champion, winning a victory over the 23-year-old Filipino boxer Allan Tanada. The bout took place February 23 in Chelyabinsk as part of the fifth international festival of martial arts "For Russia!"
According to the press service of the athlete, Tedeev has won as a result of disqualification of his opponent, who used illegal holds.
However, all seven rounds Soslan Tedeev was in the lead".
The athlete is trained by honored coach of South Ossetia and Russia Vitaly Slanov and the world-class master of sport Igor Dzagoev.


Sat, 21/02/2015 - 18:18

South Ossetian President received the delegation of the Russian State Duma

South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov has received a delegation of the State Duma of Russia, headed by the Chairman of the Defense Committee, the deputy of the Communist party faction Vladimir Komoyedov.
At the beginning of the meeting the head of state has welcomed the guests, emphasizing that South Ossetia is grateful to Russia for constant assistance to people of the Republic.
"Russia has always been with us- in 2008, as well as in previous difficult years. Since 2008, thanks to our ally - the Russian Federation, people of South Ossetia live in a free and recognized country, "- said the head of state.
Leonid Tibilov has added that the path, chosen by the people, is the maximum rapprochement with Russia has always been leading for the Republic.
"We are proud of our relationship and we are grateful to our strategic partners for support. 2014 proved to be a turning point in South Ossetia in matters of recovery. It has become the most successful. All financial aid allocated by Russia, was used exactly as prescribed, "- said the head of state.
He has noted that South Ossetia follows the principles laid down in the intergovernmental agreements between South Ossetia and Russia.
"Great work has been done on the new treaty between South Ossetia and the Russian Federation, approved by the two parties. It has already been submitted to the Government of the Russian Federation. Apart from the fact that the agreement significantly enhances the security of South Ossetia, it also provides free crossing of the South Ossetian-Russian border, the details of which will be reflected in a separate agreement. Recently has been signed the boundary treaty between the two states, which also suggests that South Ossetia is a sovereign state with its allies and partners, "- said the head of state.
In turn, Vladimir Komoedov has also stressed that South Ossetia is an ally and brotherly country for Russia.
"It`s my first visit to South Ossetia - a wonderful country, with beautiful and unique nature and good people, who have gone through great trials and sorrow. They showed heroism and patriotism during the Great Patriotic War, as well as defending their homeland, "- said the deputy of the State Duma.
Vladimir Komoedov has assured Leonid Tibilov that the treaties scheduled for the signing between the two countries, will be ratified by the State Duma.
"Russian people have always been united round their president, both in the year of recognition of the independence of the Republic of South Ossetia, and in subsequent years; only in this unity, our country becomes strong in the face of real hardship, "- said the MP.
The meeting was also attended by the head of the presidential administration of South Ossetia Boris Chochiev, South Ossetian Security Council Secretary Anatoly Pliev, ex-Chairman of the Communist Party of South Ossetia Stanislav Kochiev, the deputy of the Communist party faction of the State Duma Kazbek Taisaev, a member of the Communist Party and the State Duma Defense Committee Alexander Tarnaev and other members of the delegation.



Thu, 19/02/2015 - 15:07

The intergovernmental draft Treaty between South Ossetia and Russia meets the interests of both countries - the President of South Ossetia

The draft Treaty between the Republic of South Ossetia and the Russian Federation of alliance and integration meets the interests of both countries. It will promote their closer integration, aiming at the development of South Ossetia, said the president of South Ossetia Leonid Tibilov at the meeting with residents of Znaur district of the Republic.


Tue, 17/02/2015 - 13:23

South Ossetia called on the co-chairs of the Geneva discussions to intensify the work on the document on the non-use of force

The South Ossetian side has called on the co-chairs of the Geneva discussions on security in Transcaucasia to intensify the work on the preparation of the legally binding documents on the non-use of force by Georgia against South Ossetia and Abkhazia., told reporters Presidential Envoy of the RSO for post-conflict settlement Murat Dzhioev after a meeting with the co-chairs of the Geneva discussions, arrived in Tskhinval to prepare for the next meeting in the Swiss capital.